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HAPPY 2012 !!


Award Applications are due by April 1st.

Applications can be obtained from the Scholarship Office or Counselor.



2011-12 SupportAbility awarded $37,500 to 35 deserving students!!

SupportAbility is in its 11th year of giving, and we are poised to continue giving awards to graduating high school seniors at 18 Orange and Los Angeles County schools.

All donations are appreciated and can be sent to:

     SupportAbility
     P.O. Box 4885
     Irvine CA 92616


Word of our Award has spread, and not only did we receive over 125 applications, SupportAbility surpassed $285,000 in its 11-year history! This year, $37,500 were awarded.


"Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes it is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, "I will try again tomorrow."
   ~ Mary Anne Radmacher (Julie's favorite quote)

SupportAbility
awards the Julie Inman Courage Award to a student who overcomes a life-changing obstacle; i.e. a disability, loss, financial hardship, learning disability, etc., and graduates from high school and plans to continue their education or vocational goals.

Many students are ENCOURAGED to remain in contact with Julie as she continues to award them with book money, as long as they provide proof of enrollment in a vocation or education program.

"Courage is the most important virtue, of the seven virtues..."

Recipients are always invited to fundraising events and their presence is valued by the contributors.

One parent of a recipient remarked that receiving The Julie Inman Courage Award was very important at that time in her daughter's life. Others have thanked Julie with tears in their eyes saying, "We're so thankful this award is available..."

Over 125 interested and excited guests joined SupportAbility and its Board Members at the Santa Ana Country Club for a stunning and inspirational reception.

Twelve past Award Recipients returned and openly, and so eloquently, spoke about their personal hardships and told of their future plans and goals, to the guests and contributors of SupportAbility.

The final speaker, a recipient from 2011, has severe physical disabilities, yet doesn't allow that to hinder him in the least. He shared how living without hands, and using his prosthetic legs, affect him in his daily life. He told of his college plans, which include majoring in vocal music-singing. He concluded the evening by rendering a beautiful Latin hymn, which brought everyone to tears...

"Our Kids" are amizing, talented and full of Courage !!

At last year's tournament, SA raised over $7,100. Guests heard recipients and other inspirational success stories at our post-tournament reception.

One of SupportAbility's faithful recipients said, "I never knew I was courageous. I was just trying to get well..." A feeling often felt by Julie and, no doubt, other recipients who were just getting through life. This noted recipient has stayed in contact with Julie and attended our fundraisers since 2004, when she received a Courage Award.

In May of 2012, 35 deserving students were awarded $37,500!

Help Us "Welcome In" Our 11th Year!


To donate, to learn more or volunteer to SupportAbility, contact us by mail at:

SupportAbility
P.O. Box 4885
Irvine, CA 92616.

www.supportability.info

Help encourage deserving students to "keep on, keeping on" !!!





Last Updated: 7.24.2012

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"The Kid"

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Lou Tennenini





Counselors' Luncheon:
Azusa and Monte Vista High Counselors



Villa Park
High School:
Club Founder and
President



Past recipient:
Josh Foster



Golf Tourney 2006:
A Board Member and an
Outstanding Supporter




Some Courage Recipients 2011




Mater Dei 2010




Board Thank You Luncheon August 2010




Pat with two board members




 



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